Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Electric scooter injuries surge as more riders mangle legs and skulls

BY MICHAEL FINCH II AND TONY BIZJAK THE SACRAMENTO BEE/TNS SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Hospitals nationwide are seeing a dramatic increase in the number of electric scooter...

Black moms and postpartum depression

African American women get less treatment than other mothers BY NINA FELDMAN AND ANERI PATTANI WHYY / THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/ TNS Portia Smith’s most vivid memories of...

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Understanding binge eating disorder

LEVGEN CHABANOV/DREAMSTIME/TNS Binge eating disorder is more common but less well-known than anorexia and bulimia. MAYO CLINIC...

Thousands of toddlers have ingested vaping liquids

Swallowing even a teaspoon could be fatal, doctor warns JOSHUA A. BICKEL/THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH/TNS Vaping liquids, with...

Veteran has three kidneys, but none work

Dreams of becoming a pharmacist halted after debilitating disease.  Frantz Roseus, 32, Francesca Roseus, 7, and Francesse...

Daily discrimination and its effect on Black teens

Racism contributing to mental health issues, study shows MOTORTION/ISTOCKPHOTO/GETTY IMAGES/TNS Black male teens in particular have experienced...

Researchers: By 2030, nearly half of all US adults will be fat

DREAMSTIME/TNS Defined as having a BMI of 40 or above, severe obesity will become about as common in 2030 as regular...

6 keys to the best possible stroke recovery

FAMILY FEATURES Work with your doctor to create a plan to manage risk factors to prevent another stroke. This may include...

Take action now to keep your brain sharp

Florida doctors using new approaches to fight off memory loss  ANDRZEJ WOJCICKI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY RF/GETTY IMAGES/TNS A...

Romaine lettuce recalled nationwide due to E. coli outbreak

DREAMSTIME/TNS The recalled salad products have “Use By” dates ranging from Oct. 29, 2019, to Nov. 1, 2019, according to CDC,...